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Re: New packages.debian.org




"Henrique de Moraes Holschuh" <hmh@debian.org> wrote in message 20060306191041.GB16081@khazad-dum.debian.net">news:20060306191041.GB16081@khazad-dum.debian.net...
On Mon, 06 Mar 2006, Martin Schulze wrote:
Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> Am Montag, 6. März 2006 18:29 schrieb Martin Schulze:
> > The Debian project happily announces the re-availability of the
> > packages.debian.org service on a new machine.  The system has been
> > donated by Schlund + Parner where it is hosted as well.  It is a
> > DualCore Opteron and only runs this service for Debian users and
> > developers.
>
> What does it mean that the machine runs this service only for Debian > users and > developers? How can the machine make sure that the person which > accesses the
> machine is either a user or a developer of Debian?

It checks the User-Agent string.
And now, the important question: why are we doing this?
That was sarcasm.

"  It [...] only runs this service for Debian users and developers."
should have been something like:
"This is the only debian user/developer service running on this machine"





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